There has been a cluster of Legionella pneumophila notified with four confirmed cases, all caused by serogroup 1, with onset between 27/2/16 and 3/3/16. All the cases visited the Sydney CBD area in the incubation period.
- Four cases of confirmed infection with Legionella pneumophila have been notified in the past two days.
- All the cases have visited the Sydney CBD area in the incubation period.
- Have a high index of suspicion for cases presenting with respiratory symptoms and/or features suggestive of pneumonia and notify your public health unit.
- Contact your local hospital infectious diseases unit for assistance if needed.